While significant progress has been made to address crime across the United States, there is still a need for continued advancement and innovation to ensure law enforcement is staying ahead of the curve in combating crime. Technology Innovation for Public Safety (TIPS) grantees were awarded funding by the Bureau of Justice Assistance to apply innovative technology to combat a precipitous increase in crime in their jurisdiction. The Police Foundation and their partner SEARCH support these grantees through a variety technical assistance to ensure that each grantee is able to effectively deploy their technology and capture successes.
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Solicitations for the Technology Innovation for Public Safety (TIPS) funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) have closed. Stay tuned for award decisions and future funding opportunities. For more information about current BJA funding opportunities, visit, https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/current.
In collaboration with BJA, the Police Foundation and SEARCH will provide training and technical assistance for TIPS Grantee sites as warranted and requested. This assistance is available from project evaluation, law enforcement, technology, and academic experts who can share unique insights into effective and efficient processes and approaches to using technology to combat crime within your agencies’ jurisdiction.
To request technical assistance, training, or other resources through this initiative, agency POCs should fill out the Training and Technical Assistance Request Form below. Agency POCs can also send an email to TTA@policefoundation.org or call the Police Foundation at 202-833-1460.
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